1st Edition

Problem-Solving Tools and Tips for School Leaders





ISBN 9781596671720
Published February 18, 2011 by Routledge
190 Pages

USD $35.95

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Book Description

In this book, award-winning educator Cathie West teaches readers how to confidently prepare for and respond to the challenges that come with being a school leader.

Derived from professional experience and extensive research, the strategies can be put to work exactly as described or adapted to fit the unique situations that educators face in their schools.

With more than thirty years of experience as a school principal, West provides tips for teacher leaders striving to expand their skills, brand new administrators looking for guidance, and experienced principals confronting the unfamiliar or looking for fresh problem-solving ideas.

Table of Contents

About the Author
Acknowledgements
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Introduction
1. Perfecting Problem-Solving Performance
2. Counteracting Workplace Negativity
3. Stopping Staff Misconduct
4. Mastering Emergency Management
5. Breaking Through Success Barriers
6. Derailing Leadership Distress
Conclusion
Additional Suggested Readings
References

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Biography

Cathie E. West has forty-three years of experience as an educator. She has served as a principal, directed special programs at schools, coordinated curriculum and staff development in school districts, and taught at the college level. In addition to authoring four books, her writing has appeared in popular education publications.

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Colville, Washington, USA

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